Category: Coop

Cycling in a time of Coronavirus

We are all being asked to stay indoors while the UK struggles to come to terms with the effects of coronavirus. We should all adhere to government guidelines and do our bit to help our health workers combat the crisis. As a Bicycle and Repair shop, we are exempt from the enforced closure of businesses,… Read more »

An update on our stores – Coronavirus

customer notice

CUSTOMER NOTICE – 30 March 2020 update Edinburgh Bicycle stores remain open, with changes to regular hours. Repairs and servicing remains available in all our stores Deliveries for online purchases running as normal Click & Collect available in all stores Yesterday, the government has announced that all non-essential retail outlets should close. Bicycle shops have… Read more »

Repairs and collections during Coronavirus

customer notice

We are all concerned about the spread of Coronavirus, so we are changing the way we are working to protect customers and staff. You can also download this statement. As the Coronavirus situation develops we want to reassure customers and colleagues that we are closely following the recommendations of the Government and World Health Organisation… Read more »

A message from our Managing Director

To all Bike Coop customers, partners and friends, These are different, difficult and unsettling times for all of us.We would like you to know that we are monitoring and following all official advice. We are looking after ourselves, our colleagues and our customers. All our shops are open and continuing to trade in very difficult circumstances… Read more »

Muc-Off Project Green

Project Green is the latest initiative from Muc-Off. We stock a wide range of Muc-Off products – and have done since 1994! As well as making decent products, they’ve always been keen on minimising their environmental impact by developing biodegradable products but with Project Green, they aim to take this mission further. For 2020 and… Read more »

Five Reasons to Shop Local

While it’s easy to shop online with companies based around the world, or even head to a big out of town shopping centre, there are some real benefits to shopping local too.   Shop Local Reason One To expand on the graphic above, imagine a high street or local shopping area with only empty shops.… Read more »

Christmas Orders

   Christmas Orders  For delivery by Christmas, please place your order by 6pm on Tuesday 17 December for bikes and 6pm on Thursday 19 December for accessories and clothing.  If you’re outside of the UK or ordering something that isn’t currently in stock, you should get your order in ASAP to give us the best chance of getting… Read more »

Recall Notice: GENESIS DAY ONE 10/20/LTD 2016 – 2019

Recall Notice: GENESIS DAY ONE 10/20/LTD Model Year 2016 – 2019 We have been notified by the supplier that the bike may contain a potential problem involving the durability of Samox AF – 13 single speed chainsets. Genesis / Sportline has taken the step to voluntarily recall the Samox AF-13 single speed chainset and has… Read more »

Why Pilates Works for Cyclists 

Written by Bea Alexander of Bea Alexander Pilates, Edinburgh. www.beaalexanderpilates.co.uk “Being on your bike is the ultimate, I know. To get even more of ‘that feeling’ and avoid ‘the other feeling’ of a sore back or knees, just add Pilates. Cycling mags frequently have articles about how professionals, such as Chris Froome, use Pilates to… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative Revolution Tops Are Here!

Have you always wanted an Edinburgh Bicycle top? Or do you have one from yonder years that really has seen better days? Well it’s your lucky day! We have two brand new tops – one retro style and one contemporary. Shop Our New Tops Key Features: Fast-wicking CoolMax® fabric 3-compartment rear elasticated pocket 3/4 length… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative in Top UK Co-ops List

We’re in the Top UK Co-ops List! We are pleased to announced that we have been named as the eighth on the Coop Economy top ten Workers Cooperatives in the UK, published by Co-operatives UK on 28 August, 2019. Starting out with just one shop in 1977, we now have five shops across Scotland and… Read more »

Smoothie Bike

Did you know we have two Smoothie Bikes available to borrow (for free!) for your event? What is a Smoothie Bike? Just like the name suggests, it’s a bike that makes smoothies. With the power of your pedalling, the motor in the blender turns, making deliciously smooth smoothies. We have both a kid’s and an… Read more »